The 2017 Ruhlman Conference will offer a new process for ALL posters--this will include a single deadline (Friday, March 24, 2017 at noon) for submissions and all posters will be featured in a program insert.  If you are doing an independent study or a project in one of your courses in the spring semester and would like to present your work, it can be accepted for the poster session at the Ruhlman Conference on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The poster session will take place from 1:30-2:40 in the Science Center Focus area.

Please prepare your abstract following the sample below. Your faculty advisor should review the abstract and be copied on the application email submited to by Friday, March 24th by noon. Please note poster applications no longer use the Ruhlman online app.

Please consult the Tips for Visual Presentations page for information on how to prepare your poster. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate additional talks or any presentations requiring technology. If you have questions, please contact

Sample Poster Abstract and Formatting:

Title of poster
First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, 'Class Year, Major
Advisor: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, Department

One paragraph of the abstract here, no longer than 150 words.